Born 8-1-1912 -- Died 5-20-2005
O. I. Randol, 92, of Highland, passed away May 20, 2005, at the Eaglecrest Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Ash Flat. He was born Aug. 1, 1912, in Wellston, Okla., the son of Charlie Randol and Edna Fowler Randol.
He worked many years as a production supervisor for the Texaco Company.
He served in the National Guard-Illinois Reserve during World War II. He moved to Sharp County 30 years ago from Fairfield, Ill. He was united in marriage to Autumn Randol on Aug. 16, 1932, and she preceded him in death on Sept. 13, 1992.
Survivors include one son, Dean Randol of Highland; one brother, Merle Anderson of Oklahoma City, Okla.; two granddaughters -- Deanna Leach and Debbie Norfleet; and six great-grandchildren -- Amie Norfleet, Melissa Adams, Sara Adams, Brian Norfleet and Drew and Phillip Boykin.
Graveside services were held May 21 at the Oaklawn Cemetery in Highland with arrangements under the direction of Tri-County's Cherokee Chapel of Highland, Ark.